The Midwest excels at comfort foods, and Chicago is at the center of it all. Lately, the city’s embraced a growing contingent of bakeries, cafes, and other sandwich vendors who apply both creativity and gravity to their craft.
The sandwich may seem a simple construct that involves assorted meats, cheeses, vegetables, and condiments couched between two slices of bread, but Chicago's sandwich scene is a competitive place. Whether one is hankering for a classic crowd-pleaser or novel gourmet invention, the city’s sandwich makers offer plentiful options. Look through Eater Chicago’s picks for must-have versions in the map below.
Note: Burgers, hot dogs, and sausages on buns are excluded from consideration.Read More